I am so, so happy to reconnect with the Blogosphere World after taking a 6-week hiatus in mid-November. During my absence, Hubby and I traveled to Wisconsin. We enjoyed the face-to-face time with the children, grands and friends over the Thanksgiving Holiday.
We came back home to face the monumental task of decorating the inside and outside of our home for Xmas. It was not an easy task for two people on the other side of 70 to:
- dig out Xmas decorations and lights stored randomly in closets when space ran out in the garage. I so miss my Wisconsin basement and attic space;
- separate tangled lights, haphazardly pulled down and thrown in red containers when the season ended last year;
- setup the 5-year-old artificial Xmas tree, which is becoming more difficult as we age and it ages; and
- figure out how to work the new fangled laser lights purchased to heighten our holiday visual experience when focused properly. We were not able to get the proper focus.
In between these tasks we readied the house and shopped for enough food to host our three children, five grandchildren, two cousins and one nephew for eight days.
When everyone arrived, seeing them and knowing that I would be in their presence for more than a week was the greatest Christmas gift. The preparation tiredness disappeared and in its place happiness and joy entered my space.
Rested, Relaxed, Restored and Ready to Re-Start Blogging!
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I’m so glad that you are rested, relaxed, restored and ready to start blogging again. I have missed you and was beginning to get worried. It feels like you’ve been gone a lot longer than six weeks!
During your absence I wrote a five week series about my 1970 experience working across the country as a migrant farm laborer. I thought a LOT about you as I wrote those posts. I have been in India for most of that time. I am still in India and will be for another week. I have focused on the ashram flowers for a good portion of that time.
I really enjoyed the migrant series and look forward to the possibility of you sharing some of the highlights of your trip to India.
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Oh, you can read as much about this year’s India trip as you like! I have been writing a lot. And there are many beautiful pictures. I’ve put a lot of focus this year on the flowers.
Reading those will not be a single seating experience though. Here is the ever expanding list! https://livinglearningandlettinggo.wordpress.com/india/
Thank you for the link. I look forward to reading. I just commented on one of your posts regarding wants and needs as it relates to your visits to India.
So glad you’re back! Happy New Year!!
Thank you, Jane. Though very busy with family and holiday activiies, I really missed blogging.
The true spirit of Christmas. You have it! Have a blessed New Year!
Welcome back. Spending Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays with your family sound wonderful. Best wishes for 2016. ❤
Than you. I missed my blogging friends.